Minimum six people were killed and 39 injured after a bus skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Garhwa in Jharkhand on Tuesday.
According to the official sources, “rescue operations are underway.”The bus was on its way to Garhwa in Jharkhand from Chhattisgarh. The cause of the accident is not yet known at this time.
Earlier on June 10, a Patna-bound bus had hit an iron-laden stationary trailer-truck in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh district.
The accident had taken place at dawn near Danua-Bhanua area under Chouparan Police Station limits, when the bus crashed into the trailer-truck from behind.
Eight persons had died on the spot, while three others succumbed to injuries in the hospital. The bus was travelling to Masauree in Patna district from Ranchi. Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das had expressed grief over the deaths and wished a speedy recovery to the injured.